Fwd: query on running sensors
Mark D. Studebaker
mds at paradyne.com
Sat Feb 16 16:47:16 CET 2002
You don't really have a 5595, you have a different SiS chip that
is not supported. Sorry.
See our 'new drivers' page for more information.
You also may wish to upgrade to our 2.6.2 release, 2.5.5 is very old.
> Subject: query on running sensors
> Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 12:42:37 -0600 (CST)
> From: cchevur at siue.edu
> To: mdsxyz123 at yahoo.com, bobd at stanford.edu, j.teh at iname.com,
> darkside at chello.nl
> I am trying to run lm_sensors on RedHat Linux 7.1 machine.
> I did \"rpm -ihv lm_sensors-2.5.5-3.i386.rpm\" and installed the package
> After running \"sensors-detect\" I got the following 2 lines to be
> inserted in a startup script:
> modprobe i2c-isa
> modprobe sis5595
> I inserted the above 2 lines in /etc/rc.local file
> and also I inserted
> \\\"alias char-major-89 i2c-dev\\\" in /etc/modules.conf file.
> Then I rebooted, but sis5595 module is not getting loaded.
> dmesg output shows the following error:
> sis5595.o version 2.5.5 (20010115)
> sis5595.o: Sensor base address uninitialized - upgrade BIOS?
> sis5595.o: SIS5595 not detected, module not inserted.
> From the FAQ section of lm_sensors website I came to know that I
> have to type the following line at the command prompt to initialize
> the base address:
> modprobe sis5595 force_addr=0xADDRESS
> How could I know the address that I have to give in the above line
> or what is the address that I have to give??
> Am I proceeding in the right direction or is there anything else
> that I have to do?? Please help!!!
> Chaitanya Chevuri
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